8 Easy Ways To Tell If Someone Has an STD

Getting tested for STDs is the only way to know with 100 percent certainty whether someone has an STD. However, there are certain signs and symptoms that can useful if you’re worried about how to tell if someone has an STD. We cannot stress enough that the most common symptom of STDs are no noticeable signs or symptoms at all!

Questions to ask yourself about your partner:

  • Does this person have bumps on their genitals or mouth?
    • Bumps, warts, pimples, blisters, or sores on or around the genitals can be caused by:
      • HSV-1, known as oral herpes, and HSV-2, known as genital herpes: Lesions
      • Molluscum contagiosum: Flesh-toned spots
      • HPV: Genital warts
    • Scabs on or around the genitals are typically a sign of bumps that have oozed and started healing